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so well in ohio. it's a choice. either government should sit by and let the market do its thing or govern comes in and prevents catastrophe. it's the kind of choice we face. >> if you want trust, what obama is talking about on the trail. first of all, there's no second term agenda. when he goes off the record, he gives out an agenda that's nothing like what he's been talking about on the trail. >> it's not true at all. >> immigration. he's talked immigration reform which he's not talked about much in public. cutting $2.50 for every tax dollar in revenue. it's not what he's been running. >> if you want to talk about being factually accurate, it's factually inaccurate to say governor romney was against the rescue of the auto industry. if you read his op-ed, you are journalist, you believe words are important. what he says is he believes the government should have provided financial guarantees. the difference between governor romney and president obama is who gets to stand first in line to get paid off. >> money in the market that was going to go into the auto industry. >> that's w
and centrist movement in ohio because of the kind of governance that kasich was bragging about there. there's another side that i think is going to affect organize's organizing capacity. that's why i think ohio is leaning more blue than it otherwise might be. >> ohio is prospering in part because of what kasich did. it seems that obama has a leg up in part because of fracking. if some of the environmental groups had been able to shut down cracking, ohio, boem could win because of fracking and all the jobs that's creating. second thing, the core issue of this campaign, we've got a need for tremendous government reform. we've got governments that are helping create a sclerotic economy, and what kasich has done, what mitch daniels has done, indiana, some of those reform governors have done the sort of reforms that strip away the sclerosis. and i'm surprised that mitt romney isn't running on that sort of broad -- i'm not radical. look at what mitch daniels has done, i want to do it for the federal government. >> it's amazing he's not running on a change washington. he's winning the
are scrolling those at the bottom of the screen. state government is also closed. >> remind yourself that transportation will be shut down including amtrak in the northeast corridor. >> i have not heard about intra-. >> -- i had not heard about amtrak. >> thousands are already in the dark. many more could lose power tonight. >> bge is reporting more than 60,000 customers are without power. the number of bge customers without power is above 6700. they have restored service to close to 30,000 customers already. that is great news. bucket trucks cannot work in wind more than 25 miles an hour. >> you should report any power outage. you can call them of this number. do not assume your neighbors have reported outages. they were saying they are being careful with their crews. they cannot use those trucks in win over 25 miles an hour. they also have to have food and rest to work safely. it is very dangerous to work in the dark. >> to find out about conditions in baltimore city, and we will check in with kai. >> i have been trying to come up with the word to describe how bad the wind is. it h
government. these cereals may taste good, but would you want to eat them? >> if the government was saying it's unhealthy, i would assume that it can be harmful to your body, so i wouldn't want to. >> the guidelines are voluntary. they ask that cereal not be more than 26% sugar by weight. but some cereal makers seem to be ignoring that big time. the worst offenders are more than 50% sugar. >> it's kind of surprising what we found -- that a number of cereals have more sugar than a twinkie, and this is a snack dessert that, you know, has a lot of sugar and is heavily processed. >> to figure out how much sugar is in a cereal, read the label. the government requires all food makers to list ingredients. keep in mind, that added sugar has many names. so other names of sugar on the ingredient list could be honey, high fructose corn syrup, molasses is an added -- "an added sugar," as well. and these are -- on the ingredient labels, they're listed based on the amount that's in the food. >> that's important to remember. the next most used ingredient is listed second, and so on. >> i did not know ingred
christie. surprisingly, he called the president and government efforts outstanding. mitt romney back on the road in florida. he collected some items for storm victims and called it a show of american spirit. many are hoping to hear more about his opinion about the government's reaction to the storm response. he has avoided those questions so far. maryland had lost two days of the early voting schedule, so officials have decided to extend it one more day. the poles remain open until 9:00 tonight. originally, early voting was scheduled to end on thursday, but it has been extended until friday. for a list of early voting sites around the state, go to our website, coming up, two brothers know where to be found this afternoon after they were swept away by flood waters. but their mother says was happening at the time of the incident. and this seemed caught by a security camera in new york city. >> two boys are still nowhere to be found in new york city after being swept away by floodwaters. the brothers, aged two and four, were riding in the car with their mother when the water
curious way, sandy has given us the opportunity for a boost since the government rebuilt southern florida after hurricane andrew in 1992. a reconstruction so huge, it moved the country's entire gdp needle just when we needed it, after right a nasty recession. and now that we've assessed the damage, or we're trying to at least, i'll have to tell you one thing. i think this looks like a possible replay of that hugely bullish. right after a nastier recession. you couldn't tell that today to. ford with terrific numbers because they're connecting with the building materials industry. those stocks performed best today with the ones that took matters into their own hands. we spoke to queen harbors after it bought safety queen. to diversify away from the oil and gas business. queen harbors may have been up huge anyway, simy because, well, it's queens harbors. precisely what sandy ordered. buyers love the acquisition. $8.91. 18% gain for the good guys. tonight we're going to speak with two other companies that want to make you money. just in the last couple days. we'll hear from eaton. it will soo
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am grateful for that. quite city government will reopen tomorrow. there have been two lost days for business, for government. the mayor said city offices will reopen tomorrow. again, the traffic restriction that was in place through last night and into this morning has now been lifted. you can now drive anywhere in the city of baltimore. jane miller, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now we want to head to lisa robinson. she is live near where the governor just spoke about an hour ago. he updated us on conditions around the state as well as early voting, which resumes tomorrow with extended hours. >> yesterday at this time the mood was really low. people were working seriously. the governor said he was expecting the worst. today, he stressed a lot of relief. listen to what he had to say. >> we prepared for the worst. we were scared -- spare having to endure the worst. 308,000 of our citizens are without power. the good news is that utility crews were out there at dawn today. we thought they would have to shelter in place until heavy winds of the area but those heavy weapons left much sooner t
different agencies, from the state and federal government nonrecurring all of these things. this is the nerve center for this operation to stay on top of things and coordinate when they have to. sometimes we do not get all of the updates as soon as others. in some cases, it comes here first. still waiting for the governor. he is still dead in brief. they want to be up-to-date with everything happening with the bridges and rescues. give us a few more minutes. i believe he will be out. do you have any questions? >> we have heard officials talking about the wind and rain. it could get so bad even first responders may not be able to get out. is there talk about bringing out the national guard? we heard there are large trucks able to get through this weather. any talk about the plane these trucks? " the national guard has been deployed. they have 500 members statewide and around the state. where they are needed, they are going to those counties. it is up to the counties to tell them what they need. assisting with the rescue efforts and personnel, police, fire, an ambulance, firs
to 60 million people. >> and the federal government is absolutely shut down in washington, d.c., and sally kidd is there looking at a response. >> throughout the afternoon in washington, there is a bit of traffic. for the most part, people are heading indoors. conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly. president obama received a briefing on the storm. >> president obama scrap his campaign plans and flew back to washington to deal with superstorminess sandy. this will be a big and powerful storm. >> state and local officials. >> if you need to evacuate, you need to evacuate. do not pause. do not question. this is a serious storm. >> homeland securities jenna nicole itano looked at all the resources at their command. there are fema supplies in response teams up and down the coast. >> that means moving teams in from other parts of the country that they can immediately get in to help with the recovery and response. >> the advancing storm of battle the towns in new jersey and new york. the stock exchange is also shut down. workers were told to stay home. on the national mall,
at 8:00 and will go until 9:00 p.m. the government did extend those hours. while the storm is over, the concern remains for those who still work out of power. officials are watching is the streams and rivers as we will have a high tide tonight and one tomorrow. overall, the governor says he is proud and happy and relieved with the way maryland has responded to this storm. >> for more on the federal response to sandy, plus how the massive storm affected the entire east coast, stay tuned for a special nightly news with brian williams at 6:30. that will begin immediately following this newscast. >> there is much more coming up on 11 news. >> 41 ravens player, storm damage looks less costly than potential legal damages. we will tell you why, later in sports. >> some snow is still falling in the mountains. the forecast is coming up. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveri
borough, and accused government and aid officials of neglecting the island in favor of wealthier areas like manhattan and the new jersey shore. >> something has to be done immediately. not 14 days from now, today. >> reporter: and today there was homeland security secretary janet napolitano overseeing the aid effort herself. >> folks are going to be going door to door in these communities, making sure that nobody is left out. >> reporter: you're, i'm sure, very well aware how angry people were aware in this area, saying the government just took too long to respond. some even calling your visit political. what do you say to all those people here? >> well, i think we're here, and we're here in force. >> reporter: there was one sign that normal life was returning here. the famous staten island ferry resumed service. for many here on staten island, normal life is still a long way off. families are overwhelmed by the loss of relatives and neighbors as help has only just begun to reach the shattered communities of this storm. but if there is any hope of staten island bouncing back soon, it c
. my message to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape. >> reporter: mitt romney, who had suspended campaigning for the day, travelled to the battle state of ohio to encourage donations to the red cross. >> i had a chance to speak with some of the governors in the affected areas, they talked about people having hard times. i appreciate the fact that people in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store i see, and purchased some things that these families will need. >> reporter: and with presidential politics hanging in the balance. one of mr. romney's top supporters, chris christie had nothing but praise for the federal government. >> the president has been outstanding in this, so the folks at fema have been excellent. >> reporter: later christie made it clear he isn't concerned about the storm waes effect on election day. >> i don't care about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me. it's not my problem, i'm not dealing with it at the moment. >> reporter: local officials in his state and others are worried. in new york's nassau county, loss of power ma
sandy might dampen the much anticipated jobs report since the federal government was closed monday due to the storm. the labor department says they intend to release the report on time, but still would not rule out a delay. it will be the final jobs report before the presidential election. are you looking up to a huge pile of candy in your house? if you do not want the extra can around, it could be a good time to teach positive lessons on giving. >> americans were expected to spend a whopping $8 billion on halloween this year, according to retailers. that includes $2.3 billion worth of candy. but all of that sweet stuff can scare parents, so consider some tricks for dealing with too many treats. halloween to be a spooky time for pediatric dentists who fret over sugar in their patients' teeth. over the last two years, many have initiated buybacks, where youngsters bring in sweet treats to exchange for cash, coupons, even new toothbrushes. the dentists and the candy -- said that the candy off to a few groups that put the treats into care packages for u.s. troops serving overseas. but oth
the government agencies, we should have one secretary of business, instead of nine different departments. >> we don't need the secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business. and i do. >> reporter: this afternoon in richmond, mr. romney called on supporters to give to the red cross but was interrupted by protesters. >> that is what caused this monster storm. >> reporter: at the center of the response to the storm, new york city's mayor michael bloomberg said that climate change contributed to the storm, and endorsed mr. obama as the best candidate to tackle the climate change, saying he could still inspire the hope he did four years ago, despite what mr. bloomberg called a disappointing term. >> and when the government was out, at last monthly unemployment report, before the election. >> peter alexander, in virginia, thank you. >>> let's get an update on the other side of this, our chief political correspondent, chuck todd, so nice to see everybody getting along, as always. what does it come down to, for "team obama". >> reporter: well, i can tell you
in housing. government is trying to do a lot to help. it is part of the reason why the consumer is feeling better. i think housing is key. remember, housing, mortgaging credit almost did us in a few years ago. so that healing slowly is a good thing. >> let's talk fed for the for a moment. this week the federal reserve will up left the interest rates unchanged and said it would buy mortgage backed securities at $40 billion a month. the quantitative easing qe continues. any surprises from the fed? >> zero. they almost nothing as you know on top of a fair amount the month before. they will be watching and waiting to see the impact of this 40 billion a month and the other things you put on the list. i think the fed will continue to do what it is doing until we see changes and that a may not be for a few more months. >> now word that ben bernanke will not stand for a second term as chairman in 2014 and mitt romney said he will not reappoint bernanke. what do you think this means. >> has the fed already been politicized? back to the government leaving it alone. i wish the fiscal policymakers wou
be nice to have a little help. have you heard any response from the government, from fema, from anybody? >> nobody's come to my door. hey, fema, come on down, knock on my door. >> reporter: at nighttime, 11th street has a different feel. it's a little eerie being in the blackout zone, especially when you look at the sky. we're in the section of the city has no power. but there's so much light in the part of the city that does have power, it reflects up into the sky and there's more light in the sky than there is on the street. so this is what it's like? >> this is what it's like. >> reporter: melissa is a nanny who lives in a sixth-floor walk-up. she spends her nights curled up with a book and her dog. >> reporter: do you feel safe? >> extremely safe. my neighbors who i barely spoke to before this happened, we all have an open-door policy now. >> reporter: a relative newcomer to new york, she didn't love this city until the storm came. >> my neighbors have been wonderful. and we've barely even met before. it's just like, it's true, in times of crisis, people come together. so it's been
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is the government doing to get a handle on the impact of the storm ? >> president obama has signed two emergency declarations, bringing the number to 11. we can talk about what fema is doing. they're asking dover air force base to open to be a staging event for supplies. the bay bridge is closed down. major roads and rivers are closed down. about 6500 national guard troops being deployed to 11 states. >> hallie jackson, thank you. tried to stay dry this morning. >> 5:28. live team coverage as we continue to track the remnants of sandy. >> an update on trafficpulse 11 is coming up. >> things are winding down and we will take a step-by-step through the afternoon. >> this is it live look at the jones falls. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. and member of maryland residents a waking up in the dark this morning -- a number of maryland residents are waking up in the dark this morning. we have live team coverage in just a moment. we will check in with tony pann yet. >> it will be settling down and not as b
of these countries as a scare tactic to say this is why we need to force government spending cuts and people are reassessing that and realize the damage that it does become, even on wall street becoming more skeptical of what a romney president would mean for growth and the federal reserve. chris: katty. >> i think if you -- if it comes down to ohio, and my hunch is that obama, look at joe's poll, obama is still looking fairly strong in ohio. i guess if you had to put your savings somewhere you would probably say -- chris: so an electoral victory but a popular vote loss. >> my head says the seam thing but my gut is saying what i started this segment with. beats me. i mean, really. romney had to pass a major test. and he passed it. chris: in the first debate. >> in the first debate. these debates are about one thing and one thing only. whether or not you want to have this guy in your house for the next four years. chris: once he's in the house, hard to get him out. >> i agree. i agree with this completely. >> that obama spent the entire summer trying to con -- convince people you don't want t
government would not forget them, saying they are there for the long haul. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. it will not tolerate bureaucracy. i have instituted a 15 minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone call at the did 50 minutes. >> this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. it is been a great working relationship to make sure that we are doing the jobs people inducted us to do. >> this traffic jam is the result of demand for gasoline after the hurricane. motorists were backed up for miles. it waited -- the wait in some areas is an hour if not longer. if you are planning to run in the new york city marathon this weekend, the race is still a go despite widespread damage from sandy, including massive power outages and no subway. organizers are trying to assess how the storm might affect plans including transporting minors to the start line on staten island. we ours -- seems like police arrested sect in place -- scenes like police help are taking place. new york city firefighters and the national guard assisted in the transfer of patients. you have to look for
but ignored by local and federal governments. this morning, all of that changed. >> once you get the water and things, get it to this table. >> reporter: today, a welcome flood of relief as national guard, fema, red cross and other agencies set up camp, bringing much-needed supplies to this hard-hit working class community. >> thank you, fema. >> reporter: 24 hours after this desperate plea onmn[Ñ live television. >> but you need to come here and help us, we need assistance. please. >> reporter: there is now hope. >> there is a renewed hope and spirit, and that is what they needed. >> reporter: families crowded around the tables to pick up canned food and ready to eat meals, with more than 100 lining up for dry ice, others bringing clothing for their neighbors. temperatures are dropping tonight and parents here are worried about their children. the homeland security chief and fema officials today oversaw the relief effort. >> folks are going to be going door-to-door in these communities and making sure that nobody is left out. >> reporter: as one person put it, it is not charity, it is hu
. on the downside, government hiring is down in the states and also no hourly wages remain flat. >> there are a number of referendum on questions, one of the least understood house to do with allowing illegal immigrants who pay taxes and in state tuition rate for college. david collins joins us in the studio with more on the dream act. >> honestly, there are no answers to some of the questions. how much will actually cost taxpayers? how many immigrants will go to college? will it take spots away from legal residents? >> when my father graduated high school, -- >> the personal story in support of the dream back from anthony brown. teachers and clergy are also endorsing it. voters are faced with several issues but the dream act may be the most misunderstood. should illegal immigrants be allowed to get in in state tuition rate? jonathan green came to the u.s. seven years ago from panama. his parents entered the u.s. illegally. >> we got some bad advice. that is how we became undocumented. we have applied again but the process takes years. >> opponents say it will eventually cost $2
, and i am grateful for that. >> city government will reopen as normal tomorrow. the wind has subsided, the rain has subsided. businesses here in our place and over in bells. are starting to open, too. jayne miller, wbal-tv 11 news. >> at least 39 people are dead tonight after that monster storm ripped across the northeastern corridor of the u.s.. it left about 8 million people without power. >> hurricane fendi came ashore last night near atlantic city. sally kidd is in washington tonight with more on the story. >> this storm has impacted a huge swath of the east coast. search and rescue efforts are still underway in new york and new jersey. a wall of sea water smashed into the jersey shore. >> the devastation is unprecedented. >> flooding neighborhoods and businesses, wrecking homes and lives. powerful wind took down trees and utility poles, leaving more than 2 million without power. >> the idea that you see homes in the middle of route 35 southbound and northbound is just unfathomable. >> in new york city, flood waters inundated houses, businesses, and subway tunnels. mayor michael b
as pennsylvania. government offices have been closed, and most federal employees will not be reporting for work. that does not include emergency personnel. they will have their hands full. the president has promised the governors and mayors that he will work to cut through rotate to make sure that people get help there need -- a need after sandy strikes. the director of fema has been urging people to listen to local officials when it comes to any evacuation orders. >> thank you. you can track hurricane sandy's movements on our radar. you can see the satellite images. find all of that at officials are telling maryland residents to prepare for losing power for a while. >> crews are working to restore 700 outages in maryland, including more than 400 of them in baltimore city. more than 100 in baltimore county. officials say more than 3000 workers will be available in the coming days, ready to help restore the power. to report any power outages, call them at this number -- >> what is happening in baltimore city? let's check in with tim. he is outside of the giant. are you doing some sho
need to call bge. as you might imagine, government agencies are paying special attention to sandy. >> hallie jackson has a look at what is happening in d.c. with the federal government. >> president obama has signed an emergency declaration for here in d.c., where, as you can see, like rain is coming down very we're seeing a little bit of a breeze into the trees, but nothing like what ava is dealing with in ocean city. the streets may stay kind of quiet, since many federal employees will not be reporting to work today. government offices are close to the comic. -- closed to the public. this does not include emergency personnel. they will have their hands full today. president obama signed an emergency declaration, not just for d.c., but for maryland and all the way up to massachusetts. he has promised governors and mayors to cut through red tape to get them the help they need. the federal emergency management agency is working out in the clock. i know that you have seen the director of fema on television talking about the importance of listening to local officials and if you are t
to the huge military presence around norfolk, a lot of government tax dollars flow into the state. but, like a loet of the nation, virginia has experienced huge ethnic shifts. a restaurant owner, an indian immigrant, will vote for obama. >> after this past monday's presidential debate i turned off the tv and i did not list en to anything. and then it became very clear, you know, that overall we are better off now than we were in 2008 at this time. >> one of the places that turned virginia from a solidly red state into what some call a purple state is henrico county with richmond at its center, where republicans used to call an easy win. that all changed in 2008. the question is, his that chang permanent? richmond has a lot of african-american and democratic leaning population. the suburbs mostly white and republican. >> in the polling we've seen that almost a third of voters are considering themselves independent. in some polls we actually see that there are more independent than democrats or republicans. >> places like it are a huge target of opportunity for the candidates. voters here, tho
government's response been like so far? >> federal government's response has been great. i was on the phone at midnight again last night with the president personally. he has expedited the designation of new jersey as a major disaster area. i was on the phone with fema at 2:00 a.m. this morning to answer the questions they needed answers to get that designation, and the president has been outstanding in this, and so the folks of fema, craig fugate and his folks have been excellent >> i know you took exception with the handling of this situation by the mayor of atlantic city, lorenzo langford. you were very upset that he didn't evacuate that city or all of that city and instead offered some people shelter in some city shelters, and you said that he was a rogue mayor and said, quote, i don't have a feud with the guy, but i wish he would do his job. a little time has passed between those comments and right now, the emotional level has come down. do you still feel that way? >> listen, the fact of the matter is i feel badly for the folks in atlantic city who listened to him and sheltered in atla
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government's role in disaster relief, last year during a republican primary debate, he argued the state, even the private sector should take the lead in terms of delivering aid. today, romney put out a written statement reaffirming the belief, also vowing that fema would have the resources it needs. one more note, there are polls out and both campaigns say they are in the lead right now. the new polls, the president is clinging to a tight lead in the crucial battlegrounds of ohio, florida, and virginia. >> all right, peter alexander in florida tonight. of course, it was all we were talking about until this storm that stretched over darn near half the country. our political director, chief white house correspondent chuck todd traveled with the president today in the skies over new jersey. back in atlanta tonight. and chuck it is a fair question on how everybody is going to get to vote. you take the polling close to our place here, there is sand in the streets. i can't imagine they will be ready with power back on. there is natural gas in the air, it still feels dangerous? >> reporter: right, l
service tomorrow at least in the northeastern corridor. maryland state government is going to be closed. >> sandy makes her presence felt even more in our area. >> the power of this storm, certainly overwhelming. this is a birds eye view. that is where the gazebo just vanishes beneath the surf. it was posted on a facebook page. if anyone sees the gazebo, please point it in the way of home. you can see the pictures on click on slide shows. >> our live continuing coverage of hurricane sandy or what was hurricane sandy continues in just a moment. stay with us. >> welcome back to our continuing coverage of what used to be hurricane sandy. >> thanks so much for staying with us tonight. we appreciate you're being with us. right now we're going to go live to jennifer franciotti. jennifer? >> it is so interesting being here because you definitely get realtime information. i've been checking the website for b.g.e. the number for power outages still at about 200,000 but we have learned it jumped to 351,000 power outages. joining me is governor o'malley. >> those 350,000 power outages
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unusual. >> hurricane sandy is not only impacting the way people prepare but the government. >> we have this latest report on how things look in d.c. >> we are in washington and it is late rain. there's not much wind. but the worst is expected over the next 18 to 24 hours. we could see winds up to 60 miles an hour, driving rain and potential for flooding on downtown streets like these. at this point it appears that commuters will be stuck. the train and subway system is shut down as transportation is affected in other parts of the country. students are not in school and most feds employees will tphnot work today. >> you can track hurricane sandy's movements on our radar and see satellite images, follow updates on live wire and all on and on our mobile app. >> 53 degrees at 5:46. more team coverage coming up of hurricane sandy. >> this is a look over the inner harbor in downtown baltimore. rain here. but it is going to get worse. back in a moment. stephanie rawlings-blake: voting for question seven is an... incredible opportunity for baltimore. jim smith: question seven wi
warned to stay indoors. >>> a human rights group said syrian rebels killed 28 government troops today in a town that straddles the country's main north/south highway. five rebels were killed in the attack. syrian forces also shelled a town near the turkish border. fighting has escalated dramatically since the failed cease-fire monday. >>> the ameridose drug company is recalling all of the products after they were told they must improve their testing process. it is the sister company to the massachusetts pharmacy whose drugs have been implicated in that deadly meningitis outbreak. ameridose is a major supplier of injectable drugs to hospitals nationwide. they stress the fda did not identify any impurities in its products and that the recall is out of p an abundance of cautio. >>> bionic man zach botter is going to attempt to climb the stairs. he lost his leg in a motorcycle accident will now use an experimental prosthetic leg that is controlled by his mind. that's something. it is now six minutes after the hour, we are rooting for him. we'll be following, maybe even tweet about it if w
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and what the government is -- with the governor is softener -- with the governor is offering is not change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. >> his new ad features: paul. >> the president saved the auto industry and the actions he had -- he is taking -- he has taken protecting us from terrorism have been solid. >> the ads are an acknowledgement that governor romney has a chance to win the state and upset the match. >> the president wants to see if four more years, but our chant is this -- five more days. >> but floridians lined up today to early vote. tuesday is the last day of the election. >> new york mayor, michael bloomberg, who enjoys no candidate, today called for the reelection of barack obama. because, said the mayor, the president is fighting climate change. >> we also want to let you know that governor martin o'malley has issued an executive order regarding hurricane sandy and absentee ballots. if you were unable to apply in person because of the storm, election officials can accept applications received by mail today. they want to vote out of county if you
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but the government is encouraging people to take caution, cover up windows, and if they want to, they may want to prepare to evacuate in case it's necessary. we will continue to have updates in ocean city. the sand is hitting my eyes so i have goggles on. >> here in baltimore, people are taking many precautions, as well. >> stocking up on food, water, toilet paper, sand bags. jennifer franciotti has more. >> what a difference between ocean city and right here, just a little while ago we had sprinkles. they have moved out for now so that's a good thing but you're right. folks are taking precautions. home depot security secretary janet paltano asking the governor if he has everything he needs for the storm. marylanders were in full sandy preparedness mode on saturday. in baltimore, flood prone fells point, some businesses were boarded up and sand bags strategically placed to fight the flooding. at maggie moo's, they brought in sand bags that city provided. employees will put them inside drains. >> we are kind of scared that -- i'm ready to get anything that comes. >> grocery stores were jammed y
. the latest government report has 338 case of meningitis nationwide and 25 deaths. >>> senate majority leader harry reid is in good condition this morning after a car accident. reid was in a six-car chain reaction car crash in las vegas friday. the senator suffered some bumps and bruises. he was treated and released from the hospital, as were some of his staff members. >>> overseas now. 15-year-old activist malala yousafzai will return to pakistan, her father says. the family has been reunited in a birmingham, england, hospital. malala is expected to recover from gunshot wounds after an assassination attempt in pakistan two weeks ago. >>> back here in the states, lady liberty is getting her crown back in a grand reopening tomorrow morning, weather-permitting. time lapse photography shows the yearlong construction that will be finished in time for the lady's 126th birthday. visitors will climb a new set of stairs inside a newly air-conditioned statue to reach the crown. that's the news. there is a little bit of drama. lady liberty has her new crown. just got a nip and tuck. she says everyone i
contractor. he insists the government database is wrong. >> i am licensed. >> when he checked there was no license online for you or your company. >> i'll shoal you otherwise. >> reporter: said he'll show investigators proof the next day but didn't. >> do you have a business card? >> reporter: many contractors do play by the rules. frank checked this one on the roof. fully licensed. >> i'm glad somebody showed up to check my credentials, verify i'm licensed. >> reporter: what do you make of the unlicensed contractors? >> stick it to them. >> reporter: officials say some unlicensed contractors even walk down the street going door to door luring you in with low, low prices, and when your front yard looks like this or actually any of the homes on this block, you're desperate. how do you say no? >> it hurts. i am really in the hole. >> reporter: dorothy o'brien got a flier in her door in august for tree repair from this man, eric moyer. she says she paid him $1,600 in cash up front, but he never did the job. >> they were only here one day. they never came back again. >> reporter:
government. no bureaucracy, no red tape, get resources where they are needed as fast as possible. >> reporter: mitt romney also suspended campaigning tuesday but still traveled to the battleground state of ohio to encourage donations to the red cross. >> i appreciate the fact that people right here in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store i see and purchased some things that these families will need. >> reporter: governor romney is back campaigning today holding three rallies across florida. but the president remains in disaster response mode. he'll survey storm damage with new jersey's republican governor chris christ yeempt among issues christie plans to bring up, how to build a more weatherproof jersey shore. >> one of the things i'll be talking to the president about tomorrow is bringy the army corps in immediately to talk to us about how's the best way to rebuild the jersey shore. >> reporter: despite election day on the horizon, christie didn't seem very concerned about how his state would hold an election. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matte
, following a storm in 1953, the government built an extensive series of storm surge barriers. >> if we had such barriers in place during hurricane sandy, there would have been no damage at all. >> reporter: this animation show what is a barrier in new york harbor might look like. if a surge was coming, 25-foot-high gates would drop, and then swing shut to block the water until the danger had passed. >> the surge is completely blocked by the system. >> reporter: but boman's idea would take years of study and cost about a third of the estimated cost of rebuilding after sandy. and lester, other countries are doing major infrastructure projects as part of national security. china is putting in about 10,000 miles of high speed railway. turkey and istanbul are building new tunnels and airports. it is potential the united states can do this. we're just spending our money on other things. >> this is going to spark the conversation, though. >> hopefully this will be part of the debate. >>> still to come, we'll take you inside a hurricane war room. but this isn't fema or the pentagon. it's home depo
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